| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:48 PM
A $1-million contract to better insulate 30 single-family homes from aircraft noise from the Bob Hope Airport was unanimously approved by the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority on Monday.
Fifteen single-family homes in Burbank, 14 in Sun...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:06 PM
If you want to know how bad the helicopter noise gets in Burbank, ask a horse.
Residents in the Rancho neighborhood around the L.A. Equestrian Center are accustomed to the thwap-thwapping of the choppers that zip along the Ventura (134) Freeway on their...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Asserting that voluntary guidelines won't work, elected officials on Monday night urged the Federal Aviation Administration to adopt regulations to reduce the noise and safety risks of helicopter flights over neighborhoods across Los Angeles County....
| Jan 4, 2013
| 8:04 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced plans to take up legislation to regulate low-flying helicopters above residential neighborhoods, saying voluntary controls for the “persistent flyovers” were clearly insufficient.
Whether there will be a...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:55 AM
A popular vocational center at Van Nuys Airport that has trained thousands of aviation mechanics during its 40-year history faces closure or relocation next year if the Los Angeles Unified School District can no longer afford to keep the facility open....
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:08 PM
Frequent fliers traveling through Bob Hope Airport can now expect an even quicker passage to their gates during certain times of the day.
With cooperation from the Transportation Security Administration and funding from Southwest Airlines, the airfield...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Bob Hope Airport will avoid the impact of $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts that are slated for midnight Friday -- a move that officials warn will force a scale back in operations at airfields across the nation.
A last-minute huddle between...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport took a nosedive in January, with a 12% drop compared to last year, leaving some airport staffers feeling like they’re a bit under siege.
Airport Executive Director Dan Feger paused before starting his...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:11 PM
Residents living near Bob Hope Airport who have been waiting to take advantage of a federally funded residential soundproofing program shouldn't wait any longer.
After more than a decade and a half of installing new windows and doors in homes surrounding...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 7:57 AM
The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport plummeted by 10% in September compared to last year -- catching officials off guard.
Revenues generated by parking fees -- an important source of income for the airport -- also dropped sharply, according to...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:31 AM
With the Eastern Seaboard struggling to recover from the effects of Superstorm Sandy — a recent winter storm that only added to the region’s woes — teams of volunteers from the tri-city area continue to assist with relief efforts there....
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:31 PM
The clock is ticking for residents living around Bob Hope Airport to tap a federally funded program to soundproof their houses before a shrinking noise-impact area renders them ineligible, officials warned this week.
With fewer flights coming in and out...